Coronavirus: The Italian passenger found with Coronavirus was on the flights Wizz Air Bologna - Craiova - Bologna
UPDATE February 26: Following the above statement, Wizz Air confirms that it is in touch with the relevant authorities regarding future measures needed to keep the crew and passengers who traveled safely with the passenger infected by Coronavirus.
The aircraft, which operated the affected flight, was removed from the operating system with immediate effect and will be disinfected in accordance with the specific regulations before returning to operations.
Another aircraft in the Wizz Air fleet has been allocated to operate flight W6 3762 Bologna - Craiova, which is rescheduled for 26 February. Although the above situation is out of Wizz Air's control, the airline apologizes for this inconvenience. The safety and health of our passengers and crew remain our priority, and WIZZ will take all necessary measures to ensure that they remain protected.
The Italian passenger found with Coronavirus was on Wizz flights
INITIAL NEWS February 25: Wizz Air confirms that it has been notified by the health authorities about the passenger detected with Coronavirus. It was on flight W63762, Bologna - Craiova, from February 18, and on flight W63761, Craiova - Bologna, from February 22.
Wizz Air follows internal procedures. It is in contact with the relevant authorities and closely monitors the evolution in accordance with the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO).
The company's maintenance teams and ground personnel have clear guidelines and procedures in place, prescribed by medical authorities, to be applied for other possible similar cases. The safety of passengers and crew remains the priority of Wizz Air.